Category Archives: Soups

Cool as a Cucumber

Is it a midwest thing or did a lot of you grow up hearing the phrase “cool as a cucumber?”  It was certainly a part of the lingo I heard as a child.  Unfortunately, it can be hard to be … Continue reading

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Souper Soups Part II

Yesterday I shared the recipe for the thick and satisfying Black Bean soup that was one of two soups on the menu last week.  The second soup was a Pea and Leek soup with Dill and Bacon that I found … Continue reading

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Souper Soup

Last week was soup week. I didn’t set out to make soup the evening meal several times this past week.  The menu just came together that way.   George requested Black Bean soup and I had seen a recipe for a … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week(s) in New Mexico

Restaurant Week in New Mexico is underway!  For three wonderful weeks one can experience some of the greatest food in New Mexico.  Best of all, you can reach all of these restaurants from the Sandhill Crane  – tho the Taos … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Appetizers and Soup

I won’t be sharing all the courses I made on News Years Eve: if you really want an omitted recipe you can email.  I’m going to share the courses that were really good or started as one thing and morphed into … Continue reading

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The Tradition Continues

Looking back I find it hard to believe that I have been doing a multi-course New Years Eve Dinner for over 35 years!  Sometimes it has been for friends, sometimes family and sometimes just George and I.  For the last … Continue reading

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Soups On!

Yesterday I wrote about my Christmas “toys”; or what everyone else calls new kitchen appliances, tools and cookbooks. Today I want to share a recipe I made that caught my eye in one of the cookbooks I received for Christmas. … Continue reading

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